That leaves us with a considerable margin of improvement just through good health… I do think there’s a lot of room for improvement with players that we had last year not hitting with men in scoring position. Do I think that was symptomatic of something else? No. Do I think that was a fluke? I think it was sort of a statistical anomaly, at least. Do I think that will continue...
6 days ago
Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News caught up with Mets GM Sandy Alderson on Sunday after the team’s first full-squad workout of the Spring, and he had some very straightforward things to say about the upcoming season. “We’re all-in here,” he said about a payroll that is nearing $160 million dollars. “I think it’s a credit to ownership that our payroll is as high as it...
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7 days ago
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) After watching his club go through all kinds of injury struggles last year yet make the postseason, New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson improved the team by making a pair of major signings. He sent a message to the rest of the National League. ''We're all-in here. I think it's a credit to ownership that our payroll is as high as it is now, given...
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New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson says that the team is "all in" to win a World Series in 2017, and is willing to add payroll to do so.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson spoke with the media in Port St. Lucie on Sunday and alleviated any payroll concerns despite still having right fielder Jay Bruce on the roster by convincingly asserting that, “the Mets are all in” financially. While there are no ongoing trade discussions at the moment to move Bruce, Alderson said the team is prepared to enter the season...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago
New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson answers questions about the team on SNY's Baseball Night in New York.
The odds were against Tim Tebow being invited up to the Mets' Spring Training camp in Port St. Lucie, Florida, and the team made it official on Wednesday: No Tebow at the team's highest level camp.The 29-year-old former Heisman winner wasn't among the 13 prospects invited up to train with the Mets when the team convenes in South Florida in February—a list that includes first baseman...
Via FOX Sports
January 11, 2017
New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson chats with SNY's Steve Gelbs during the last day of the Winter Meetings, to discuss where the team stands in a number of areas heading into the new year.
New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson officially announces the team's new contract with Yoenis Cespedes, saying "this is the third time we've acquired Yoenis in the last 17 months. It appears that 2 legal separations have only strengthened the marriage."
Tim Tebow shouldn’t expect a spring training invite from the New York Mets in a couple months if Sandy Alderson’s response when asked about the possibility is any indication. The Mets general manager was asked if Tebow is progressing along well enough to merit an invite to major-league spring training. The question alone elicited chuckles out of Alderson. “No, but a couple...
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